Iran

January 1, 2004

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Iran's former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Thursday that the United States had been sending positive signals over its relations with Teh

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The eighth Saudi relief plane left Riyadh airbase Thursday, carrying over 26 tons of equipment and materials for the Saudi field hospital located in s

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Eleven more survivors were pulled from the devastation caused by the Bam quake, Iran's state radio said.

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In remarks at a recent energy conference in Goa, India, Saudi Aramco's president and CEO Abdallah S. Jum'ah reminded his audience of the historically strong ties between the merchants of the Arab worl

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The United Nations health agency has appealed for $3.5 million to buy supplies and rehabilitate Iran’s health facilities to prevent further sickness and deaths in the aftermath of the earthquake that

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The United Nations (UN) will launch a Flash Appeal on January 8, 2004, for victims of the earthquake that struck Bam on December 26, 2003. The appeal will address relief, recovery and early rehabilit

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US-based Amitelo Communications has completed the acquisition of 100 percent interest in Lebanon’s Middle East Telecommunication Network. MIDNET is an Internet and telecom service provider offering br

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The Middle East and North African region will record a 3.4 percent real gross domestic product growth in 2004, according to an economic forecast by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

December 31, 2003

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A new earthquake, measuring 4,3 on the Richter scale, shook southwestern Iran on Wednesday morning, <i>RIA Novosti</i> reported. No damages or casualt

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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and his senior cabinet ministers decided Wednesday to launch a diplomatic offensive against the "threat" posed by

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Tuesday thanked the United States for aiding his country following last week's devastating earthquake in Bam, but

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The Arab Satellite Communications Organisation plans to launch two new satellites in 2005 and 2006, expanding the company’s reach to Central Europe and South Africa. The cost of the upgrade is expecte

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The US-led occupying authority in Diwaniyah, Iraq, recently awarded $2,000 to local councils in the Qadisiyah Province. After identifying community needs, the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA)-Di

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Emirates General Petroleum Corporation (Emarat) and Oman Oil Marketing Company (OOMCO) have launched a regional fuelcard cross acceptance program in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the Middle E

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Saudi beverage producer Aujan industries has reported that sales of their flagship brand Vimto during Ramadan increased by 10.2 percent, in comparison with last year's figures, scoring the highest gro